Daijiworld Media Network - Kasargod
Kasargod, Sep 21: A tragic incident unfolded near Uppala on the National Highway, resulting in the unfortunate demise of an elderly pedestrian.
The deceased, identified as Akkamma Shetty (85), hailed from Uppala Bhagwati constituency.
The heart-wrenching incident occurred during the afternoon hours of Wednesday when Akkamma Shetty was walking along the roadside. She was struck by a speeding car, resulting in severe injuries.
She was rushed to a hospital in Mangaluru for immediate medical attention. However, despite all efforts, Akkamma Shetty could not be revived and succumbed to her injuries.
The Manjeshwar police have taken cognizance of the incident and registered a case accordingly.